Books tagged: psychiatric illness

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Turn The Tides Gently
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A young man encounters what he thinks is a mythical creature living in the seas around the island city of Portsmouth. Is he going mad? Or is his encounter set to change his world in ways he never expected? This story of transformation tells his compelling story with deftness of touch and warmth of heart. "...has a slightly hallucinatory, hugely evocative dreaminess..." Graham Hurley.
A Life Lived Ridiculously
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When a girl with obsessive compulsive disorder falls in love with a sociopath, she must fight for her sanity and her life.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Angel's Harp
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"The bonds in molecules vibrate too, making endless symphonies. Each molecule is a little angel's harp."Alan Carter struggles to discern the meaning and patterns of his life, while the forces that compose the music of the universe roll on relentlessly.
Dealing with Madness: A Brief History of Western Approaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
From the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century, the history of Western approaches towards ‘madness’ is a history of attempting to classify symptoms, name disorders, house the 'mad', care for the distressed, cure mental 'disease', and predict outcomes of ‘illnesses.’ This brief history looks at those approaches and the eras in which they predominated.